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Basic Kuchen Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Strieter
Added: Sunday, December 7, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup milk
1 stick butter
1/2 cup sugar
4 1/2 cups all purpose flour, sifted
1 1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs, beaten
2 pkgs. dry yeast in 1/2 cup warm water and dash of sugar.

Directions:
Directions:
Scald first3 ingredients in pan and place in large mixing bowl.
Sift together 4 1/2 cups flour with 1 1/2 teas salt and 1/2 teas mace in another bowl.
Beat 2 eggs in a separate bowl.
Mix 2 packs dry yeast and 1/2 cup warm water in a coffee cup.
Now add the flour mix to the milk mix. Then add the eggs and then the yeast.
Turn onto a well floured board and gently knead for 5 minutes.
After kneading-turn into a well greased bowl and cover with a towel-let double in size.
Then make your desired recipe-crescent rolls-cloverleaf rolls, sticky buns, or kuchen.

After making your desired recipe, let it rise again and finally bake at 375 for about 10 minutes or longer

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe will make the following:3/4 dough= 11x17 pan. 1/4 dough =1 wreath with slashed top OR
1/2 dough= 18 sticky buns and 1/2 dough= 2- 9inch round tea rings
To make a glaze for kuchen use confectioners sugar, vanilla, and boiling water.
To make a crumb topping-mix 1 cup flour, 3 T sugar, & 1/3 stick butter. Rub it through your hands to mix and sprinkle over and bake.

 

 

 

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